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hay fever

n.
An allergic condition affecting the mucous membranes of the upper respiratory tract and the eyes, most often characterized by nasal discharge, sneezing, and itchy, watery eyes and usually caused by an abnormal sensitivity to airborne pollen. Also called pollinosis.

hay fever

n
(Pathology) an allergic reaction to pollen, dust, etc, characterized by sneezing, runny nose, and watery eyes due to inflammation of the mucous membranes of the eyes and nose. Technical names: allergic rhinitis or pollinosis

hay′ fe`ver


n.
rhinitis affecting the mucous membranes of the eyes and respiratory tract, caused by specific pollens.
[1820–30]

hay fever

(hā)
An allergic reaction to pollen that results in sneezing, itching, and watery eyes. Hay fever occurs during pollination season and can be caused by the pollens of many different plants, especially ragweed and certain trees and grasses.

hay fever

An allergic reaction to pollen and other forms of airborne dust, often seasonal.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hay fever - a seasonal rhinitis resulting from an allergic reaction to pollenhay fever - a seasonal rhinitis resulting from an allergic reaction to pollen
allergic rhinitis - rhinitis caused by an allergic reaction
Translations
senná rýma
høfeber
heinänuha
peludna groznica
花粉症
꽃가루 알레르기
senena mrzlica
hösnuva
ไข้ละอองฟาง
bệnh dị ứng phấn hoa

hay fever

nraffreddore m da fieno

hay fever

حُمَّى القَشِّ senná rýma høfeber Heuschnupfen αλλεργικό συνάχι alergia al polen heinänuha rhume des foins peludna groznica raffreddore da fieno 花粉症 꽃가루 알레르기 hooikoorts høysnue katar sienny febre de feno, reação alérgica ao pólen сенная лихорадка hösnuva ไข้ละอองฟาง saman nezlesi bệnh dị ứng phấn hoa 花粉热

hay fe·ver

n. fiebre del heno, asma del heno, catarro del heno, catarro primaveral, alergia causada por un agente irritante externo, gen. polen.

hay fever

n rinitis alérgica (form), fiebre f del heno, alergia al polen
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